Our research on Communication, Media and Journalism is exploring the relationships between media, societies and government around the world. Discover how our work reveals journalism's bigger picture.

In focus: research case studies

A map of Europe with markers on it.

Defining Freedom of the Press

This ground-breaking project is examining media regulation and ethics in 13 European countries. The groups that could benefit include journalists, readers, special interest groups and more.

Read the DFoP case study

Dr Emma Heywood working with local people in Niger


Research based in the Department of Journalism Studies is supporting women's empowerment through radio and tackling Covid-19 misinformation in some of the world's poorest nations.

Read the FemmepowermentAfrique case study

See also

REF 2014

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework assessment was a great success for the Department of Journalism Studies.

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